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The Herbalist Is In: Eat Local with Great Taste

Homegrown herbs to reduce your carbon footprint. by Merry Lycett Harrison I am enjoying Barbara Kingsolver's new book, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, …

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The Herbalist Is In: Herbal Sunburn Relief

Calendula, chamomile and aloe soothe and heal. -by M.L. Harrison I have just returned from a boat trip and my SPF15 sunscreen was not adequate protection from the sun. I have signi …

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Creekside Observer: Infestation

Eradicate or tolerate? Responding to bugs and blight. -by Merry Lycett Harrison For the second year in a row, the tall trees above the raspberry patch have been infested with pudgy …

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The Herbalist Is In: Leaky WHAT Syndrome?

Herbs that heal in the digestive tract. -by M.L. Harrison I am concerned about my digestive tract. The doctor examined my stomach with an endoscope last week and diagnosed me with …

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The Herbalist Is In: Herbs for Mother’s Day

Plants, pots, baskets or bags – make it an herbal celebration. by M.L. Harrison Because Mother’s Day always falls during the beautiful, fertile time of spring when we can cul …

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The Herbalist Is In: Spring Tonics

Benefit from the season's wild greens. by M.L. Harrison The young bud or branches boiled in ordinary broth, make the belly soluble and open; and boiled in white wine, provoke …

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Culinary and medicinal herbs that grow well from seed

Anise Angelica Basil Black Cohosh Borage Calendula Caraway Catnip Chamomile Chives Cilantro Dill Fennel Greek Oregano Lemon Balm Lobelia Lovage Parsley Sage Salad Burnet Sorrel Mar …

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The Herbalist Is In: Herbs from Seed

Start your own for greater selection, savings. by M.L. Harrison I have a small greenhouse and want to start some herbs from seeds. I am interested in culinary and medicinal herbs t …

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The Herbalist Is In: Smudge

Smoking away the blues. At a solstice ceremony I attended, the facilitator used a “smudge.” Can you explain what it is and why people use it? Mmmmmm, the fragrant smoke …

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The Herbalist is In: Spices

Transmute the longing for summer herbs with pungent flavors. Now that my garden is covered with snow, I miss my fresh garden herbs and their fragrance and flavor. Can you suggest a …

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The Herbalist is In: Calm Down, Unwind

Botanical approaches to managing stress. Last Saturday as I shopped at one of the big box stores, I felt irritated by the crowd because it was hard to maneuver with my cart. Though …

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Creekside Observer: Backyard History

A young archeologist gets his digs in early. The other day, I asked my neighbor, Abram Sorenson, who lives just a few bends up the creek from me, if I could come for a visit to see …

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